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Engraving, circa 1900s (3 x 5 1/2 inch) of Robert Anderson (1805-1871) in military uniform. Wounded in the Mexican-American War, served in the military till being put at Fort Sumter to witness the beginning of the Civil War and became the "hero of Fort Sumter". Was a brigadier-general in 1861 while commanding the Department of Kentucky and Cumberland, made a major-general in 1865. Was at Fort Sumter in 1865 when the original flag was re raised.